Graduate Assistants


  • Adebanke Loveth Adebayo

    Adebanke Loveth Adebayo

    Graduate Lecturer

    Health communication, maternal and neonatal health, public health communication, death and dying, health equity, intercultural health communication, and global health.

  • Anthony Arciero

    Anthony Arciero

    Graduate Research Assistant



  • Deanne Canieso

    Deanne Canieso

    Graduate Lecturer

    Health Communication, Mental Health Disparities, Narrative Research, Computer-mediated Communication, Persuasion Theory, and Public Health Communication.

  • Katrina J Cheesman

    Katrina J Cheesman

    Graduate Lecturer


  • Kimberly Daniels

    Kimberly Daniels

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Media Effects, Health Communication, Body Image, Fat Talk, Negative Body Communication, Body Envy







  • Andrea (Andie) S Malterud

    Andrea (Andie) S Malterud

    Graduate Lecturer

    Health Communication, E-cigarettes, Stigma, Instructional Communication, Health Education, Patient-Provider Communication, E-health

  • Rochelle Davidson Mhonde

    Rochelle Davidson Mhonde

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    health communication, intercultural communication, social justice advocacy

  • Jenny Mischel

    Jenny Mischel

    Graduate Research Assistant

    bullying and cyberbullying behavior, coping, coping strategies, resiliency, self-efficacy beliefs, self-regulation of emotions

  • Sylvia Mphofe

    Sylvia Mphofe

    Graduate Lecturer


  • Allister Virginia Nelson

    Allister Virginia Nelson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Selena Maureen Nelson

    Selena Maureen Nelson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Science Communication, Climate Change Communication, Severe Weather Communication, Risk Perception and Communication

  • Karin H Nordin

    Karin H Nordin

    Graduate Lecturer

    Intimate Partner Violence, Forensics, Health Communication, Interpersonal Communication


  • Ayodeji E Otusanya

    Ayodeji E Otusanya

    Graduate Lecturer

    Health Communication , Intercultural Communication,  Reproductive Health Communication, Gender studies, Race relations, African and African American Communication



  • Lane Marie Schwager

    Lane Marie Schwager

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Christian Reed Seiter

    Christian Reed Seiter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Christian’s research interests include end-of-life healthcare communication, patient-provider relationships, and using theatre to teach clinical empathy skills to healthcare providers.

  • Jennifer R Shaskan

    Jennifer R Shaskan

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Syahgena Ardhila St. Onge

    Syahgena Ardhila St. Onge

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Health communication, reproductive health, media studies, gender and development, migration, Islamic world, Southeast Asia

  • Briana M. Stewart

    Briana M. Stewart

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Marissa M Strang

    Marissa M Strang

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Social Media Communication, Strategic Communication, Public Relations